Admitting that the practice was racist and he should have known better, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau apologized for wearing brownface to an Arabian Nights-themed party in 2001 and blackface several years before. What do you think?
“Come on. He was just a stupid teen, young adult, and full-grown 29 year-old at the time of these various incidents.”
Yasemin Adkins • Complaint Filer
“So, what then? He was supposed to just go to this party dressed as a white guy?”
Craig Felix • Gaffer
“Isn’t it kind of unfair to apply our enlightened 21st-century cultural norms to people living in 2001?”
Malcolm Meyer • Journalism Critic